John Gabin and his girlfriend, Guerda Pierre, agreed to adopt a starving 4-year-old. They already had four adults and three kids living in their one-room house, and Pierre was pregnant.
Iowa doctor sees too many well-meaning Americans offer aid that fails to last.
Countless public and private aid agencies have spent billions of dollars trying to help Haiti, but experts say little of that aid has helped the country stand on its own.
When a woman with advanced cancer arrived at their clinic, Iowa doctors and nurses could only offer pain pills and prayers.
An Iowa-based medical team chips away at Haiti's public-health problems, even as the world's attention shifts elsewhere.
Cancer treatment in the developing world tends to be primitive or non-existent. It's not a priority for aid donors - there is a mistaken tendency to see it as a disease of the rich.
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Having breast cancer here often means no care at all, or care that’s too costly for any common person to afford, or a lot of initial missteps.
Reporter William Wheeler talks about water stress from the high Himalayas to Haiti.
In Haiti, cholera isn't just a disease—it's a question of justice. Lawyers Brian Concannon and Mario Joseph pursue reparations for cholera victims through a court case filed against the UN.
Rosean Andre, a rape victim who works for KOFAVIV, an organization established by—and for—rape survivors, struggles to stay afloat in post-quake Haiti.
Riches beckon from beneath Haiti’s hills, and mining companies are hoping to lock in huge tax breaks to get at them.
Two years after the onset of cholera in Haiti, efforts to improve public health practices, such as hand-washing and drinking purified water, are paying off. Daily routines are changing—albeit slowly.